The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. A quorum of ninety-six households were present, and Genesis Community Management representatives Will DeVane, and Rosalinda Vargas were in attendance as were many of the police officers who patrol the community when they are off duty.MINUTES
A motion was made, seconded and unanimously approved to accept the minutes from January 23, 2003 annual meeting as presented.
Vernon Hassell, presiding, introduced all those whose name were already printed on the ballot and opened the floor for nominations to the Inwood Forest Board of Directors. There were no nominations from the floor. The Nominees were then given a few minutes each to speak to the homeowners and relay their reasons for desiring to be elected to the Board. Discussion was then turned to the question of pool closure and several homeowners expressed their views. The homeowners were asked to vote for only 4 of the candidates on the ballot and pool issue. Ballots were then collect by the Association Manager Will DeVane.
STATE OF THE ASSOCIATION
Vernon Hassell, presiding, introduced the current Board of Directors and their positions. He then went on to discuss the deed restriction report and pool and facilities report. Officer Michael Corley gave the security report and fielded question.
ELECTIONS OF DIRECTORS
It was announced that the election resulted in the following member joining the Board:
It was overwhelmingly voted to keep the swimming pool open.
Vernon Hassell, presiding, presented the financials and the 2004 budget. He opened the floor for questions concerning the financial report. Several issues were brought up concerning the empty lots, signs, landscaping near the country club.
A motion was made to accept the budget as presented, motioned seconded and approved.
FLOOD COMMITTEE REPORT
Charles Crain then reported on his interaction with Harris County Flood Control during the course of the last year. He requested that if called upon the homeowners present call Harris County Flood Control to apply the needed pressure to let them know our community is well organized. This ability to turn on and off such pressure could make a difference in the timeliness of flooding relief for the community. When asked who would answer the request almost all present stood.
With no further business coming before the Membership, the meeting was adjourned at 9:05 p.m.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS
The newly elected Board of Directors convened at 9:15 p.m. to elect officers for the Board of Directors. Motion was made, seconded and unanimously approved to install the following Officers:
President: Charles O. Crain
1st Vice President: Vernon Hassell
2nd Vice President: Mel D. Weiser
Secretary: Clark Blanco
Treasurer: Julie Grothues
At Large: Louise Gonzales
At Large: Steve Brickhouse
Steve Brickhouse was installed as liaison to the Deed Restriction Committee.
With no further business coming before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 9:49 p.m.